Five largest silver mines in US in 2020
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Five largest silver mines in US in 2020

By Carmen 21 Sep 2021

Here are the five largest silver mines by production in the US, according to GlobalData’s mining database.

1. Cortez Mine

The Cortez Mine is a surface and underground mine located in Nevada. It is owned by Barrick Gold and produced an estimated 11,551 Thousand Ounces of silver in 2020. The mine will operate until 2031.

2. Greens Creek Mine

Located in Alaska, the Greens Creek Mine is owned by Hecla Mining. The underground mine produced an estimated 10,495 Thousand Ounces of silver in 2020. The mine will operate until 2030.

3. Red Dog Mine

The Red Dog Mine is located in Alaska. It is owned by Teck Resources and produced an estimated 8,667 Thousand Ounces of silver in 2020. The mine will operate until 2032.

4. Continental Mine

The Continental Mine is a surface mine located in Montana. The mine produced an estimated 7,645 Thousand Ounces of silver in 2020.

5. MariGold Mine

Owned by SSR Mining, the MariGold Mine is a surface mine located in Nevada. It produced an estimated 6,310 Thousand Ounces of silver in 2020. The mine will operate until 2030.

Methodology:
This information is drawn from GlobalData’s mines and projects database, which tracks all operating and developing mines and projects globally. Verdict’s parent company GlobalData provides business information to 4,000 of the world’s largest companies.

Carmen

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